Expected to open in 2026, Aman Wadi Safar will join Janu Diriyah in the brand’s Saudi pipeline
Aman Group has announced another upcoming hotel in Saudi Arabia in partnership with Diriyah Company. Aman Wadi Safar will join Janu Diriyah in the hospitality group's Saudi portfolio of 2026 openings.
Aman Wadi Safar
Aman Wadi Safar, located in the desert landscape near the city of Riyadh, will be home to a 78-key Aman hotel, a collection of up to 34 Aman Branded Residences and an Aman Spa.
Following the successful opening of Aman New York, Denniston Architects has been appointed to "combine Aman’s design language with the local culture, heritage and landscape of a destination" to the project.
Aman Wadi Safar will draw inspiration from its natural environment, as well as traditional Najdi design elements, to create "a resort setting that weaves among the wadis and plateaus of the site", reinforcing the connection between the property and its otherworldly desert location.
Announced in 2020, Janu Diriyah is also expected to open in 2026 and will be located within close proximity to the Unesco Heritage Site of At-Turaif near the historic city of Riyadh. Janu Diriyah will bring 120 hotel rooms, a Janu Wellness spa and multiple of dining experiences to the area.
Speaking about the two upcoming projects, Aman Group chairman and CEO Vlad Doronin said: “This announcement marks a continuation of Aman Group’s commitment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Aman Wadi Safar and Janu Diriyah Gate build upon Aman Group’s existing pipeline of properties in Saudi Arabia and reinforce my strategic vision to offer our clients the opportunity to experience the breadth of this fascinating and previously undiscovered country.”
Diriyah Company group CEO Jerry Inzerillo added: “We are very proud to launch Diriyah’s partnership with Aman, delivering two outstanding projects in Wadi Safar and Diriyah. Diriyah, the City of Earth, will be the world’s largest cultural and heritage destination and these projects will enhance our luxury offerings to guests who come to explore our identity.”
Aman Group has already announced three properties within AlUla: two Aman destinations, along with Janu AlUla, which will bring the total portfolio to five hotels and one yacht. Aman Group recently announced Project Sama, the brand’s first luxury motor yacht being developed in partnership with Cruise Saudi, which will offer on-the-water voyages in the Red Sea, as well as in the Mediterranean.
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